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Read the latest commentary from The Advocate, the leading source for LGBT news and politics. Discover what public figures and pundits have to say about LGBT issues and topics that touch the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and its allies. Find op-eds from columnists like HIV activist Tyler Curry or Advocate.com editors Neal Broverman and Jase Peeples. When the experts weigh in on the latest developments in the LGBT rights movement, they do so at The Advocate.

The Department of Defense recognized that trans service members who can be themselves will undoubtedly perform their duties better. Here's hoping more institutions get that message.

July 06 2016 5:23 AM

Lucas Segal fought to make school life less torturous for students like him, but he knows there are many working overtime to undo his efforts.

July 06 2016 5:05 AM

Michael Coren was well-known in Canada for his opposition to same-sex marriage. Here's how he saw the light.

July 05 2016 5:49 AM

While venerable equality groups are shuttering, three scrappy Marylanders are launching one — and utilizing thoroughly modern ideas to succeed.

July 05 2016 5:26 AM

It's certainly a time for jubilation, but a few things still need to be worked out, writes Amanda Kerri.

July 05 2016 5:09 AM

Jesse Williams’s speech on BET last weekend wasn’t just for black people — it was the speech America needed to hear and act on, including LGBT Americans. 

July 01 2016 6:36 AM

Honoring Stonewall as a national park site will enshrine our history for future generations, says Theresa Pierno, the president of the National Parks Conservation Association.

July 01 2016 6:10 AM
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